Nokia plans to increase its mobile device market share in 2008 with profit margins at about 20 percent. The company projects mobile device volumes to grow 10 percent for the industry with growth of topping 15 percent in emerging markets.
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Notable headlines:Ed Bott: With SP1, Microsoft plans to ditch the Vista "kill switch". Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft to modify Windows Genuine Advantage anti-piracy scheme.
If you call an OEM today to get an AMD quad-core powered system, you'relikely to get a pitch for an Intel system or an AMD dual-core chip. Why?
Macworld is right around the corner. Apple's business has never beenbetter.
I'm all for monetization and even flashy ads--until they derail my email.Yahoo Mail (the new fancy one) has been a pain all day.
SAP and Microsoft are rumored to be an item again, according to Reuters. Let's hear it for European traders looking to get a little volume moving.
Klausner Technologies, a company founded by Judah Klausner who invented the PDA, is suing Apple, AT&T over iPhone's visual voicemail patents. For good measure Klausner is suing Comcast, Cablevision and eBay's Skype.
The merger of Activision and Vivendi to create a video game juggernaut on par with Electronic Arts was the big news over the weekend, but from a high level it's more of the same: Another tech sector and another duopoly in training.The Activision-Vivendi deal, announced Sunday, is being analyzed for its impact on the gaming market (Guitar Hero meets World of Warcraft) and the financial mumbo jumbo (it's complicated).
Marc Orchant, who until recently blogged on ZDNet's network, had a heart attack on Sunday, according to his co-author at Blognation USA.Oliver Starr writes:At some time between 7:30 and 8:10 AM on Sunday Morning December 2nd, 2007, Marc Orchant, my fellow author on this blog, as well as one of my closest friends sustained a massive heart attack while working in his home office.
Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk, who has spent 15 years as a creative director crafting messages for advertisers, explains what advertisers really want in the age of Facebook.I wonder if Mark Zuckerberg took this weekend off.